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Old 06-28-2016, 12:19 PM   #21
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Jacques,
Congrats on your new coach and welcome to you and your family to the Berkshire Family! You are going to love it!
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Old 06-28-2016, 12:34 PM   #22
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I will check to see. If I can I will be there. I was happy with their service and delivery. Bob Wells was my sales person.
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Old 06-28-2016, 07:57 PM   #23
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We are almost ready to sign on the dotted line for a 2017 Berkshire XL 40 bunks with the 380 hp engine. I would appreciate any feedback from owners of recent XL's and their experience with reliability, factory support and even better if possible, experience with Southern California dealers.
We chose the 380hp vs. the 360hp, thinking that the extra torque will be needed around our hills. As an old motor head, my philosophy is that more torque is always better than less...

I also looked at Tiffin Allegro Red (bunk) and the Fleetwood Discovery 40 G (bunk also) but we like the layout of the Berkshire better. How does the XL stack up against the other two?

I will be grateful for any feedback you may be able to provide, as this is a very big decision that is keeping me up at night..

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Jacques
We have had the same coach (2016 Berkshire XL 40BH 380) since late September and we LOVE it! All brand new coaches will have first year repairs and items that need adjusting, so be sure to expect that, but you will really enjoy this coach if you decide to get it. I'd be happy to give you some ideas on storage and help with questions if you need it. Sleep well until a few days before your PDI!
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Old 06-29-2016, 11:03 AM   #24
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The layout is the most important issue. I aldo looked at those two coaches and decided to go with the layout I wanted. Glad I did. Would love to have the extra horse power, but I had no issues with my 340 HP going thru the Rocky Mountains and up the entire west coast. Would like to go a little faster up the hills, but 45mph aint bad.


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Old 07-03-2016, 09:23 AM   #25
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We are almost ready to sign on the dotted line for a 2017 Berkshire XL 40 bunks with the 380 hp engine. I would appreciate any feedback from owners of recent XL's and their experience with reliability, factory support and even better if possible, experience with Southern California dealers.
We chose the 380hp vs. the 360hp, thinking that the extra torque will be needed around our hills. As an old motor head, my philosophy is that more torque is always better than less...

I also looked at Tiffin Allegro Red (bunk) and the Fleetwood Discovery 40 G (bunk also) but we like the layout of the Berkshire better. How does the XL stack up against the other two?

I will be grateful for any feedback you may be able to provide, as this is a very big decision that is keeping me up at night..

Cheers,

Jacques

We have a 2016 Berk XL 40rb....... Love it.. Few minir issues but took it across from FL to CA with no problems.... Hubby lives the power....


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Old 07-03-2016, 04:21 PM   #26
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We purchased our 34 qs from mh2go in October .a positive experience in every way Evan Shepard ( sales) and everyone there seem to be good people.
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Old 07-10-2016, 06:57 PM   #27
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new 38a

we just purchased our new 38A on July 8 upgraded from a Coachmen Marada
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Old 07-10-2016, 07:57 PM   #28
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we just purchased our new 38A on July 8 upgraded from a Coachmen Marada
Congrats on your new coach! We are 38A owners too! Welcome to the Berkshire family!
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Old 07-10-2016, 11:46 PM   #29
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Congratulations on your purchase. We have a 2016 BerkshireXL 40BH 380 hp. We bought it in the end of March and have only first used it for camping over the 4th of July weekend. Love the coach. We did as others have done and traded up from a gas motorhome. We had a 2008 Georgetown 350se with bunks and 2 slides. It served us well as we always travel with our adult special needs daughter, she needs the bunk. The new Berk has 4 slide and offers much more room. The Georgetown had a Ford V10 and it seemed to have the power I needed but now with the 380 hp diesel there is no comparing. Good luck with your new Berk. I am sure it will give you miles and miles of happiness. If you have a portable GPS, Garmin or Tom tom, what ever you normally use, you might want to toss it in your suitcase. the GPS onboard is not as easy to use for first timers and you don't want to be trying to figure it out as you drive by yourself...just sayin
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Congratulations on your purchase. We have a 2016 BerkshireXL 40BH 380 hp. We bought it in the end of March and have only first used it for camping over the 4th of July weekend. Love the coach. We did as others have done and traded up from a gas motorhome. We had a 2008 Georgetown 350se with bunks and 2 slides. It served us well as we always travel with our adult special needs daughter, she needs the bunk. The new Berk has 4 slide and offers much more room. The Georgetown had a Ford V10 and it seemed to have the power I needed but now with the 380 hp diesel there is no comparing. Good luck with your new Berk. I am sure it will give you miles and miles of happiness. If you have a portable GPS, Garmin or Tom tom, what ever you normally use, you might want to toss it in your suitcase. the GPS onboard is not as easy to use for first timers and you don't want to be trying to figure it out as you drive by yourself...just sayin
looks like we have many things in common...traded up as well... also have a disabled adult son, injured in a car accident at 16 who goes with us and needs the bunk..going on our first trip tomorrow to WV, but I know the way and I can play with the onboard GPS (wife has GPS on her phone)
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